The 3 TB WD Red SATA 3.5" NAS Hard Drive from WD is designed for a unique 24x7 operating environment and demanding system requirements of home and small office NAS. It features an enhanced dual-plane balance control technology, which significantly improves overall drive performance and reliability. Acronis True Image WD Edition Software allows you to completely clone the current system drive onto your new WD Red Hard Drive.
WD's innovative energy efficient technology reduces power consumption and lowers the operating temperature. The built-in NASware technology enables seamless integration, robust data protection and optimal performance for systems operating in NAS and RAID environments.
The WD Red Hard Drive features NASware technology. This advanced firmware technology enables seamless integration, robust data protection and optimal performance for systems operating in NAS and RAID environments.
The NASware technology improves NAS storage performance by eliminating common hard drive concerns in NAS systems like compatibility, integration, upgradeability, reliability and cost of ownership.
3D Active Balance Plus
Hard drives that are not properly balanced may cause excessive vibration and noise in a multi-drive system that would reduce the life span of the hard drives and degrade their performance over time. The enhanced dual-plane balance control technology significantly improves overall drive performance and reliability.
The WD Red Hard Drive, with a 35% MTBF improvement over standard desktop drives, is designed and manufactured to be a reliable and robust solution.
The WD Red Hard Drive is specifically designed and tested for small offices and home offices' 1-5 bay NAS systems.
IntelliPower is a fine-tuned balance of spin speed, transfer rate and caching algorithms designed to deliver both significant power savings and solid performance. Additionally, the WD Red Hard Drives consume less current during startup, reducing the peak loads on systems during the boot process.
Acronis True Image WD Edition Software
Acronis True Image WD Edition Software allows you to completely clone the current system drive onto the new WD Red Hard Drive. The cloning makes an exact copy of the old system drive onto the new drive, including the operating system, applications, data, preferences and email settings. Acronis True Image WD Edition also supports WD's Advanced Format Drives and ensures that all partitions are optimally aligned.
WD offers free dedicated 24x7 support line exclusively for WD Red Hard Drive customers.*
*Support hours vary for different regions
The innovative technology of the drive reduces the power consumption and lowers the operating temperature making the WD Red Hard Drive a reliable and an affordable solution for 24x7 NAS environments.
12 VDC: Read/Write: 250 mA Idle: 230 mA Standby: 7 mA Sleep: 7 mA 5 VDC: Read/Write: 280 mA Idle: 260 mA Standby: 105 mA Sleep: 105 mA Power Dissipation: Read/Write: 4.40 W Idle: 4.10 W Standby: 0.60 W Sleep: 0.60 W